M and R Car Import

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My name is Michael Moran Jr. I am a Master Certified Technician with over 18 years of experience in the auto service industry. I am currently shop foreman at our family owned service facility founded by my father Mike Moran Sr. in 1982. My credentials include C1 Service Consulant, Advanced Engine Performance Specialist (ASE L1), Collision Mechanical and Electrical components (ASE B5). I believe that in my field of work "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure". So, how may I help you?
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Question Answered: On the 1st start up it seems to run on 2 cyl if you blip the throttle it clears.
February 05, 2015, 05:11 AM
I would recommend taking it to a qualified service station. So that they could properly analyze various system along with the proper alloted time in order to verify, isolate your vehicle concern. Best of luck.
Question Answered: Went to the car wash last night, now the alarm continuously goes off throughout.
November 05, 2014, 02:38 PM
I hope I'm wrong, but seems like some solid state component may have gotten wet during the car wash. Best of wishes.
Question Answered: when i shift car to drive,which is the number four drive,the light keeps flashin
November 05, 2014, 02:32 PM
for starters,It seems that your Transmission has an electrical malfunction. Take it to your normal service station to have it inspected. Best of wishes.
Question Answered: When I put my car in reverse it cut off for the first time. What could this be?
November 05, 2014, 02:26 PM
It could be a number of things. Vacuum Leak, Idle speed circuit, Automatic Transmission Fault? I would highly recommend you take it to a qualified service facility to have it analyzed to determine root cause of failure. Best of luck.
Question Answered: Last year I had a new compressor put in. Now air is warm. They did recharge. Why
May 24, 2014, 09:44 PM
Good evening, Did the A/C System work last season/year after your compressor was replaced? If so it might a new malfunction, It is after all 14 yrs old vehicle. However i would highly recommend you call up that facility to see what might be going on with the A/C system. Most repairs/service comes with a 12 month or 12,000 mile warranty. Best of wishes and keep us posted on what is found after vehicle gets inspected. Michael
Question Answered: Hi, I Purchased a 1999 BMW 528I and all was running well until the other day...
March 25, 2014, 05:15 AM
With a 15 yr old vehicle it can be just about anything. No spark condition at ignition coil, no fuel pressure at engine, unmeatered air intake leak etc... I would let them do their due dilagence and troubleshoot the issue without any input. I see too many instances today that regular people go to the internet and read a post/suggestion and strongly believe that their vehicle is suffering from the same condition without ever testing a single component. Then when it arrives to a qualified service station. Vehicle has a couple of parts installed, frustrated vehicle owner, yet still full of suggestion/ input. Just beware must automotive technicians have hundreds if not thousands of hours of training/ experience at their skillful craft. My only ews suggestion is if you have another authorized key try it to see if it starts w/ that one. Best of wishes.
Question Answered: how do you adjust wipers to return original position ?
March 23, 2014, 01:23 PM
The safest is using a professional grade puller but you must take extreme care because you run the risk of breaking windshield glass. I am left wondering why are they out of alignment? Internal wiper motor park switch malfunctioning? Or mechanical wear to a shaft? Best of wishes. Michael Moran Jr.
Question Answered: My car gets the gas cap open red indicator and flashing gas pump now check eng o
March 09, 2014, 07:10 PM
It's has been my technical experience that some of today's Mercedes Benz & Smart vehicles may demonstrate your similar if not exact symptoms of flashing indicators when there is a malfunction within the fuel evaporative emission system. I would highly recommend taking your vehicle into your local Top shop or equivalent for precise troubleshooting into your vehicle present malfunction. If you happen to commute into Chicago NorthSide area we would be happy to inspect your vehicle. If not best of wishes and we all look forward to what resolves your vehicle low fuel indicator(s) Michael Moran Jr Shop Foreman
Question Answered: Burning rubber smell under hood
March 07, 2014, 03:31 PM
My professional recommendation would be to get to a qualified service station. Have them check your vehicle charging system along with any possible oil leaking onto the exhaust. And while you drop off vehicle have someone from the facility go around the block and confirm the noise that you're hearing inside the vehicle knew the brake pedal that way all of your concerns get addressed. Best of wishes.
Question Answered: Suspension issue
February 13, 2014, 07:50 AM
Could be something with the suspension while part for a while. I would highly recommend going through your owners manual and seeing if there's a hydraulic oil level (under hood) you could check if not take it so qualified service station (that has the proper Oem diagnostic tool required ) So that they can perform a diagnostic check to see if it's an electrical the function or a mechanical issue. We are located in the heart of the city (Lincoln Park Area for 33yrs) I understand Bartlett is a little bit outside of your area but you're more than welcome to come Visit us if distance isn't an issue is not the best of wishes.
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